How to Design Crochet Patterns Part 3a: Shaping in Crochet Stitch Patterns

Increasing and decreasing in pattern is, in my opinion, one of the hardest things to do when designing a pattern.  So if you can master it then nothing can stop you! I’m going to cover shaping in this post and then increasing and decreasing complete stitch patterns next time.  If you’re wondering what the difference…

Chevron stripes 3-season sweater

I used a lovely soft merino wool to add warmth to this lightweight sweater, which will be worn spring-autumn.  Yes, unfortunately British summer nights often require sweaters, but I will not be sorry now I have this zigzag striped one to snuggle up in! I really liked the simple stitch on this chevron stitch cardigan,…